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Global IT Director, Cardiology (Hybrid Arden Hills)

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  N/A


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC) is seeking an IT Director as a key leader for our Cardiology division, reporting to the Vice President of IT.  This is an amazing opportunity for the right leader, combining provocative strategic thinking with organized execution.  Leading by example, you will support and mentor employee development across the department.  You will coordinate with other Directors and Vice Presidents, leading the department to deliver the digital needs of our Cardiology business, which contributes significantly to the growth and profitability of Boston Scientific.  The IT Director will be an advocate for best practices and a steward of sound investment decision-making based on value.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Partner with Cardiology leadership to understand business opportunities, threats, needs and issues where the IT organization can make an impact and advance innovative solutions
  • Provide strategic advice to division leadership about best uses of digital opportunities
  • Build local specialized systems as needed for Cardiology, while leveraging broader Corporate IT capabilities whenever possible
  • Represent IT as a core member of Cardiology executive leadership meetings
  • Serve as an advisor to the business and their primary liaison to Global IT services
  • Mentor and develop the next generation of leadership and talent within Global IT and specific to the division.  Create an empowered and inclusive organization that rewards risk taking, encourages innovation, and rewards based on contribution
  • Drive simplification and instill continuous improvement discipline within Global IT and in the business.  Strive to identify opportunities to reduce the overall cost to serve and operate new solutions and helping the business find new ways to maximize efficiency
  • Manage numerous digital projects and programs, raising risks and issues as needed
  • Oversee the health and technical longevity of architecture and applications used by the Division
  • Engage IT Leadership team to help accomplish the mission and as a point of escalation
  • Reinforce the importance of quality and ensure appropriate compliance


What we’re looking for:
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related area required
  • 10+ years of related professional experience in Information Technology leadership
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with matrixed leadership teams, including R&D, Marketing, Sales and IT to implement technology solutions that enhance the consumer value associated with products and improve the efficiency of our product development processes
  • Strong knowledge of Product Team execution and Agile Development practices
  • Proven experience conceiving and delivering innovative solutions leveraging technology and information
  • Senior executive presence, comfortable presenting and collaborating with Senior Leaders as a Business Advisor
  • Experience working in a Global Organization supporting diverse teams
  • Comprehensive understanding of information systems, financials, contract management, and digital transformation
  • Ability to successfully manage and execute multiple, large scale projects using program and project management best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to synthesize data for crisp understanding
  • Demonstrated track record of building and maintaining highly collaborative, flexible, and productive cross-organization teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing digital solutions for the health care industry
  • implementation experience across Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud and Marketing Cloud
  • Reporting and Analytics experience 




Requisition ID: 550503


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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